Dr.ir. W.L. (Willem) Auping

Dr.ir. W.L. (Willem) Auping



Willem L. Auping is a methodologist specialised in the impact deep uncertainty has on the way we develop and use simulation models.


The project REEsilience is funded by the European Union’s research and innovation programme Horizon Europe (GA No. 101058598) and coordinated by the Institute for Precious Metals and Technology (STI) of Pforzheim University, Germany and will last until June 2026. The consortium comprises 16 project partners and two associated partners from ten European countries (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom).

REEsilience aims to build a resilient and more sustainable supply chain for magnetic rare earth elements and products in Europe for e-mobility, renewable energy, sensors, and more. 

Website: reesilience.eu


Willem L. Auping is an Assistant Professor at the Policy Analysis section of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM). Before his appointment as assistant professor, he was working for 3 years as lecturer and researcher at Policy Analysis. He also finished his PhD research at this section (title: Modelling Uncertainty). Prior to his work at the TU Delft, he worked as a strategic analyst at the The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), a Dutch, non-partisan thinktank operating at the interplay of international relations and security. He obtained his MSc degree in  "Systems Engineering, Policy Analysis and Management" and his BSc degree in "Technische Bestuurskunde" from TPM.

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